2011 Episode Guide

December 25, 2011
Topics: One of the country's largest health organizations conducts a groundbreaking study on how media can improve diabetes control. Also, how hormones help and hinder diabetes.

December 18, 2011
Topics: Roller derby queens take to the track in the battle against diabetes; Jim Turner fights fast food temptation; and dLife goes grocery shopping.

December 11, 2011
Topics: dLife explores how diabetes can impact your love life, and what you can do about it. Plus, a mouthwatering souffl that anyone can make from the dLife kitchen.

December 4, 2011
Topics: A look at diabetes nerve damage and treatments available to ease the pain. And Jim Turner gives a first-hand account of how it feels to have a blood sugar low.

November 27, 2011
Topics: dLife heads to Capitol Hill to visit the JDRF Children's Congress, and to see what progress diabetes advocates are making in Washington. Plus, Jim Turner asks: "What's the most insensitive thing someone has said about your diabetes?"

November 20, 2011
Topics: One amazing type 1 woman shares her journey around the globe to conquer television's Amazing Race. Also, one man's journey to better control with insulin, and Jim Turner asks what you hate about diabetes. Special Guests: Dr. Nat Strand.

November 13, 2011
Topics: An indepth look at the special issues seniors with diabetes face as they age.  Plus, dLife asks you how your spouse helps, or hinders, your diabetes health.

November 6, 2011
Topics: dLife demystifies different types of insulin, from animal to analog. Plus, an extreme diabetes makeover, and a slow cooker favorite from the dLife kitchen.

October 30, 2011
Topics: An Olympic legend shares his troubles with and inspiring triumphs over diabetes. Plus, a low carb Asian appetizer in the dLife kitchen, and a profile of MLB pro pitcher Brandon Morrow.

October 23, 2011
Topics: dLife brings you the harrowing story of Ernest Sterzer, a type 1 teenage who survived the unthinkable in Nazi Germany. Also, a special tribute to the late, great sports legend, Ron Santo.

October 16, 2011
Topics: Vietnam veterans who developed type 2 diabetes after exposure to Agent Orange recount their struggles. Plus, Chef Michel Nischan in the dLife kitchen with a cheesy veggie favorite, and Jim Turner in the dentist's chair.

October 9, 2011
Topics: dLife explores the diabetes/depression connection. Plus, a healthy breakfast favorite in the dLife kitchen, and another amazing diabetes makeover.

October 2, 2011
Topics: An American Idol shares her diabetes challenges on the road to fame, and Jim Turner hits the streets to talk about diabetes fears. Plus, a low carb salad with a sweet and sour twist in the dLife kitchen. Special Guests: Crystal Bowersox and Toby Peterson.

September 25, 2011
Topics: A visit with Insulindependence, a group that encourages teens and young adults with type 1 to reach new heights. Also, a savory soup from the dLife kitchen, and another extreme diabetes makeover.

September 18, 2011
Topics: dLife heads to Capitol Hill to visit the JDRF Children's Congress, and to see what progress diabetes advocates are making in Washington. Plus, Jim Turner asks: "What's the most insensitive thing someone has said about your diabetes?"

September 11, 2011
Topics: An indepth look at the special issues seniors with diabetes face as they age.  Plus, dLife asks you how your spouse helps, or hinders, your diabetes health.

September 04, 2011
Topics: dLife blows apart diabetes myths and misunderstandings. Also, a look at how the online social network Facebook may actually help you improve your health and Jim Turner on "diabetes panic."

August 28, 2011
Topics: dLife looks at professional athletes who overcame their disease to excel in their sports. Also, a Southeast Asian diabates-friendly meal.

August 21, 2011
Topics: A look at diabetes nerve damage and treatments available to ease the pain. And Jim Turner gives a first-hand account of how it feels to have a blood sugar low.

August 14, 2011
Topics: dLife looks at how diabetes disproportionately affects African-American, Native American, and Latino populations in America. Plus, low-carb home cooking in the dLife kitchen, and a visit to the Essence Music Fesitval.

August 7, 2011
Topics: dLife explores the diabetes/depression connection. Plus, a healthy breakfast favorite in the dLife kitchen, and another amazing diabetes makeover.

July 31, 2011
Topics: One amazing type 1 woman shares her journey around the globe to conquer television's Amazing Race. Also, one man's journey to better control with insulin, and Jim Turner asks what you hate about diabetes.

July 24, 2011
Topics: An American Idol shares her diabetes challenges on the road to fame, and Jim Turner hits the streets to talk about diabetes fears. Plus, a low carb salad with a sweet and sour twist in the dLife kitchen.

July 17, 2011
Topics: Successful employees share how they excelled at their jobs, despite challenging work environments and diabetes. A "Best of dLife" special.

July 10, 2011
No dLifeTV this week.

July 3, 2011
No dLifeTV this week.

June 26, 2011
Topics: One of the country's largest health organizations conducts a groundbreaking study on how media can improve diabetes control. Also, how hormones help and hinder diabetes.

June 19, 2011
Topics: A visit with Insulindependence, a group that encourages teens and young adults with type 1 to reach new heights. Also, a savory soup from the dLife kitchen, and another extreme diabetes makeover.

June 12, 2011
Topics: dLife explores how diabetes can impact your love life, and what you can do about it. Plus, a mouthwatering souffl that anyone can make from the dLife kitchen.

June 5, 2011
Topics: In this "Leading doctors debate different paths to better blood sugar control; dLife's first community exercise class for people with diabetes; and a comfort food classic in the dLife kitchen.

May 29, 2011
No dLifeTV this week.

May 22, 2011
No dLifeTV this week.

May 15, 2011
Topics: In this "Best of dLife" special, dLife revisits those people with diabetes who have inspired us the most by their achievements and attitudes. From a 96-year-old pole vaulter to a prima ballerina, catch up with audience favorites.

May 08, 2011
Topics: dLife demystifies different types of insulin, from animal to analog. Plus, an extreme diabetes makeover, and a slow cooker favorite from the dLife kitchen.

May 01, 2011
Topics: A profile of diabetes device pioneer Al Mann; injecting insulin made easy; and Chef Michel Nischan in the dLife kitchen.

April 24, 2011
Topics: Roller derby queens take to the track in the battle against diabetes; Jim Turner fights fast food temptation; and dLife goes grocery shopping.

April 17, 2011
Topics: Vietnam veterans who developed type 2 diabetes after exposure to Agent Orange recount their struggles. Plus, Chef Michel Nischan in the dLife kitchen with a cheesy veggie favorite, and Jim Turner in the dentist's chair.

April 10, 2011
Topics: dLife brings you the harrowing story of Ernest Sterzer, a type 1 teenager who survived the unthinkable in Nazi Germany. Also a special tribute to the late, great sports legend, Ron Santo.

April 3, 2011
Topics: A visit with a Native American family that has been hit hard by diabetes; an award winning photographer whose fear of blindness defined his career; how "tweens" deal with diabetes and growing independence; and demystifying dietary supplements.

March 27, 2011
Topics: dLife blows apart diabetes myths and misunderstandings. Also, a look at how the online social network Facebook may actually help you improve your health, and Jim Turner on "diabetes panic."

March 20, 2011
Topics: A visit with Insulindependence, a group that encourages teens and young adults with type 1 to reach new heights. Also, a savory soup from the dLife kitchen, and another extreme diabetes makeover.

March 13, 2011
Topics: One of the country's largest health organizations conducts a groundbreaking study on how media can improve diabetes control. Also, how hormones help and hinder diabetes.

March 6, 2011
Topics: The life and legacy of the man who shattered baseball records and racial barriers, but struggled against diabetes — Jackie Robinson. Also, a look at the language of diabetes; and the facts on an important women's health issue that could be affecting you.

February 27, 2011
Topics: dLife demystifies different types of insulin, from animal to analog. Plus, an extreme diabetes makeover, and a slow cooker favorite from the dLife kitchen.

February 20, 2011
Topics: A profile of diabetes device pioneer Al Mann; injecting insulin made easy; and Chef Michel Nischan in the dLife kitchen.

February 13, 2011
Topics: Roller derby queens take to the track in the battle against diabetes; Jim Turner fights fast food temptation; and dLife goes grocery shopping.

February 6, 2011
No dLifeTV this week.

January 30, 2011
No dLifeTV this week.

January 23, 2011
Topics: Vietnam veterans who developed type 2 diabetes after exposure to Agent Orange recount their struggles. Plus, Chef Michel Nischan in the dLife kitchen with a cheesy veggie favorite, and Jim Turner in the dentist's chair.

January 16, 2011
Topics: The dLife season premiere brings you the harrowing story of Ernest Sterzer, a type 1 teenager who survived the unthinkable in Nazi Germany. Also, a special tribute to the late, great sports legend, Ron Santo.

January 9, 2011
Topics: dLife demystifies sweeteners and sugar substitutes. Plus, how one woman got past denial to take control of her health. And, a heroic mother fighting diabetes in her son's memory shares her difficult and emotional story.

Special Guest: Michelle Alswager

January 2, 2011
Topics: dLife celebrates the best in athletic and diabetes achievement with the All-Stars of Diabetes team, presented by NBA veteran Chris Dudley. Plus, Dr. Emily Senay gives guidance on assembling a healthcare team, and in the dLife kitchen, Chef Michel Nischan shows you how to make a low-carb appetizer favorite.

Special Guest: Chris Dudley

See the 2010 Episode Guide

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